Defrost Belt Freezers

variable flow steam injection heaterFrozen vegetable processor required a method to remove ice build-up on multiple belt freezers. Product was continuously fed on a conveyor belt through a freezer system to keep up with production demands. Ice build up on the belts must to be melted at timed intervals. Hot water was distributed onto the belts via a series of spray heads. Water demand varies based on sequencing of washing cycles and number of systems in operation. Additional hot water is used to defrost refrigeration coils and supply a nearby single hose station for plant wash down in freezer area.

 

 

 

The Solution:

 

Pick 6X50 Variable Flow Steam Injection Heater designed with 4" water piping suitable for 250 GPM water flow rate. Dual steam valves are included to handle a wide range of steam flow demand. The Variable Flow Heater provides smooth performance in responding to intermittent operation and changes in water flow rates.

 

 

Features and Benefits:

 

• Instantaneous Supply of Hot Water

• Compact Design

• Turndown Capabilities

• Single Source of Hot Water for Multiple Use Points

 

 

 

 

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